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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Amyloidosis corneal


Other Names for this Disease
  • Corneal amyloidosis
  • GDLD
  • CDGDL
  • Gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy
  • Corneal dystrophy, gelatinous drop-like
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Overview

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Basic Information

  • Amyloidosis Awareness is an illustrated booklet for patients and physicians developed by Amyloidosis Support Groups Inc. Versions of the booklet are also available in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library provides information on this condition for patients and caregivers. 
  • The National Eye Institute (NEI) was established by Congress in 1968 to protect and prolong the vision of the American people. Click on the link to view information on this topic. 
  • The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has a report for patients and families about this condition. NORD is a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.

In Depth Information

  • Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
  • The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Amyloidosis corneal. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Corneal amyloidosis
  • GDLD
  • CDGDL
  • Gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy
  • Corneal dystrophy, gelatinous drop-like
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.